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Babylon Hits Channel 4 - Has The Danny Boyle Comedy/drama Impressed?

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th February 2014

Danny Boyles name is enough to get people up and interested in a new project, so when his new TV series, Babylon – on Channel 4 – was announced, attention was fixed firmly on the...

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"Metro Manila", Lindsay Duncan And James Mcavoy - The Big Winners Of The British Independent Film Awards 2013

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th December 2013

This year’s British Independent Film Awards honored world-renowned Hollywood actors and actresses, as well as small, independent productions and rising stars, from James McAvoy and Julie Walters, to newcomers like The Shell’s Chloe Pirrie.Lindsay Duncan...

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Can 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Succeed Where It's Predecessor Failed? Review Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 9th December 2013

Having narrowly escaped several deadly confrontations with the likes of trolls, stone giants and an innumeral amount of orcs, Bilbo Baggins, still in the company of Gandalf and the Dwarves of Erebor, continues his adventure...

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'Philomena' Actors Shortlisted For British Independent Film Awards

By Lauren James | 12th November 2013

Philomena has been released in UK cinemas and is proving to be one of the British film events of the year as critics flock to praise Steve Coogan and Judi Dench's performances in this touching,...

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James Nesbitt Splits From Wife

5th October 2013

Actor James Nesbitt has split from his wife after 19 years of marriage.The Cold Feet star and his partner Sonia Forbes-Adam have been living apart for "some time" but remain friends. A spokesman says,...

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James Nesbitt: I'm The Hunky Dwarf

14th April 2013

James Nesbitt thinks of his 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' character as the ''George Clooney of dwarves''.The Northern Irish actor enjoys his role as Bofur in Sir Peter Jackson's fantasy film, alongside Martin Freeman as...

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Cheltenham Festival: Pippa Middleton Shines As James Nesbitt Sparks Up The Cigs

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

Pippa Middleton was amongst the biggest celebrity names at day three of the Cheltenham Festival this week. The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa opted or a Katherine Hooker London coat and a brown...

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The Things They Say: 3418463

14th December 2012

"It was a daunting prospect but when I got there I quickly inhaled and exhaled - it's a marvellous country. It was life-changing." Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt was nervous about moving to New Zealand...

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Was Kate Middleton Deterred By Hobbit Sickness? Prince William Attends The Hobbit Premiere Alone

By Hayley Avron | 13th December 2012

Prince William attended the London premiere of The Hobbit alone last night.His wife, Kate Middleton, was due to attend but was prevented from joining her husband by the pregnancy sickness that kept her in hospital...

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Ian Mckellen Says Hobbit Was Like Homecoming

13th December 2012

Sir Ian McKellen felt like he was returning home when he started shooting 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. The actor reprised his role as Gandalf the wizard from Peter Jackson's award-winning 'Lord of the Rings'...

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Sir Ian Mckellen Fantasised About The Hobbit Dwarves

11th December 2012

Sir Ian McKellen fantasised about the dwarves on 'The Hobbit' set.The 73-year-old actor found himself lost in erotic dreams about the band of 13 mischievous warriors - who accompany his character Gandalf The Grey on...

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Pictures: The Hobbit Premiere, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson

By Michael West | 29th November 2012

Cate Blanchett Looking Typically Radiant At The Hobbit In WellingtonPeter Jackson and his team repaid New Zealand for its hospitality this week, by hosting the world premiere of the new Lord of the Rings film...

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James Nesbitt Watched Brain Ops For Medic Role

25th October 2012

Northern Irish actor JAMES NESBITT sat in on grisly brain operations to research his role as a surgeon in Tv medical drama Monroe.The Hobbit star plays neurosurgeon Gabriel Monroe in the British show and in...

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James Nesbitt's Grief Over Mother's Alzheimer's Battle

18th October 2012

Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt is haunted by memories of his mother's battle with Alzheimer's disease as he grieves her tragic death.Nesbitt was in New Zealand filming The Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit...

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James Nesbitt's Terror Over Daughter's Table Fall

1st October 2012

Actor James Nesbitt was given a scare in 2007 when his young daughter fell through a glass table and suffered "horrendous" injuries to her ankle.Peggy Nesbitt was dancing on a counter during a family trip...

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James Nesbitt Calls For Action Over Unknown Burial Sites

31st August 2012

Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt has reached out to families affected by terrorism in his native country, pleading with officials to help locate the graves of murder victims.The Hobbit star is mourning the loss of...

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Florence Welch: I Have A Girl Crush On Mia

19th June 2012

Florence Welch has a ''girl crush'' on rapper MIA.The Florence + The Machine singer has been dating events organiser James Nesbitt after splitting with her long-term boyfriend.But she is attracted to the woman who flipped...

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James Nesbitt's Mother Dies

11th June 2012

Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt has taken a break from filming The Hobbit to return home after the death of his beloved mum.Nesbitt was in New Zealand filming The Lord of the Rings prequel when...

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Florence Welch Wants Children

4th April 2012

Florence Welch wants to become a mother.The Florence and the Machine singer would like to start a family at some point but needs to find a man and lead a more settled life.Florence - who...

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James Nesbitt Celebrates Horse Race Win

16th March 2012

Actor James Nesbitt proved to have the luck of the Irish after he scooped a top prize at a horse race in England on Thursday (15Mar12).The Hobbit star is part-owner of eight-year-old Riverside Theatre, who...

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Helen Baxendale Would Be In Friends Movie

25th February 2012

Helen Baxendale would ''consider'' taking part in a 'Friends' movie.The British actress - who played Ross' second wife Emily in the US sitcom - still finds it ''incredible'' that she had a major role in...

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Florence Welch's 'Hard' Emotional Songs

27th January 2012

Florence Welch finds it "hard" performing some of her emotional songs.The Florence + The Machine singer - who has recently been romantically linked with charity boss James Nesbitt following the breakdown of her relationship with...

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Florence Welch Could Regret Settling Down

26th January 2012

Florence Welch thinks she may regret having children.The Florence + the Machine singer - who recently started dating charity boss James Nesbitt - says her work will always be important to her and though she...

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Florence Welch Gets New Boyfriend

24th January 2012

Florence Welch has a new boyfriend. The Florence + the Machine singer is said to be "pretty loved up" with charity boss James Nesbitt - who she met recently through mutual friends in east London...

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Chris O' Dowd To Host Bifas

17th November 2011

Chris O' Dowd will host this year's Moet British Independent Film Awards. The 'Bridesmaids' actor will take over from James Nesbitt - who has presented the ceremony for the past six years - at the...

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Nesbitt 'Seeks Medical Help Over Dvt Fears'

19th July 2011

Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt has reportedly sought medical attention over fears he may have developed deep vein thrombosis (Dvt) in his leg after flying long-haul between the U.K. and New Zealand to film The...

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Elijah Wood Excited About Hobbit Time Travelling

12th April 2011

Elijah Wood can't wait to start work on 'The Hobbit' because it will be like "travelling back in time". The 29-year-old actor - who played Frodo Baggins in the 'Lords of the Rings' series -...

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Saoirse Ronan For The Hobbit?

28th March 2011

Saoirse Ronan is "hopeful" she may have a part in 'The Hobbit'. The Irish actress has previously worked with the film's director Sir Peter Jackson on 'The Lovely Bones' - which like the fantasy epic...

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Liv Tyler Disappointed About Hobbit Return

22nd March 2011

Liv Tyler is disappointed she wasn't approached to take part in 'The Hobbit'. While the actress plays elf princess in Arwen in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, she admitted she hasn't heard from director...

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The Hobbit Shoot Begins In New Zealand

21st March 2011

Filming on 'The Hobbit' is finally underway after months of delays.The troubled movie - starring Martin Freeman as the titular character, directed by Sir Peter Jackson - has begun shooting in Wellington, New Zealand after...

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